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Good Words for 1891

Edited by Donald Macleod

1891 - London - Isbister and Company

9.5" by 6.5", 860, viii, 68pp plus plates

 

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A nicely illustrated collection of the Good Words periodicals for the year 1891.

Featuring an illustrated frontispiece.

With illustrated plates and illustrations in the text throughout.

Good Words was a British nineteenth-century monthly periodical, established in 1860 by the Scottish publisher Alexander Strahan. Its first editor was Reverend Norman Macleod; after his death in 1872 it was edited by his brother, Reverend Donald Macleod.

Good Words was directed at evangelicals and nonconformists, particularly of the lower middle class. The magazine included overtly religious material, but also fiction and non-fiction articles on general subjects, including science. The standard for content was that the devout must be able to read it on Sundays without sin.

CONDITION

In a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, some rubbing to the extremities prominent to the spine. Spine label missing. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Some light foxing to the endpapers but otherwise very clean throughout. Overall: GOOD.

 


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